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Issue 2

ISSN 215-2448

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Highlights: Political Violence, Justice, Northern Uganda, Rural Labor Market Participation, Tanzania, Ghana, Decentralization, American Race Relations


Neither Peace nor Justice: Political Violence and the Peasantry in Northern Uganda, 1986 -1998 
Adam Branch  |  Abstract  |  PDF

Determinants of Rural Labor Market Participation in Tanzania 
John K. Mduma and Peter Wobst  |  Abstract  |  PDF

Small Towns in Ghana: Justifications for their Promotion under Ghana’s Decentralization Programme
George Owusu  |  Abstract  |  PDF


Taking American Race Relations on the Road…to Africa 
Rebecca Gearhart  |  Abstract  |  PDF

Book Reviews

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Men and Masculinities in Modern Africa. 
Lisa A. Lindsay and Stephan F. Miescher, eds. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2003. 262 pp. 
Wisdom Agorde  |  PDF

We are the Poors: Community Struggles in Post-Apartheid South Africa.
Ashwin Desai. New York: Monthly Review Press, 2002. 156 pp. 
Jane Battersby  |  PDF

Black Heretics, Black Prophets: Radical Political Intellectuals. 
Anthony Bogues, ed. Routledge: New York, 2003. 260pp.
Rosabelle Boswell  |  PDF

West African Challenge to Empire: Culture and History in the Volta-Bani Anticolonial War. 
Mahir Saul and Patrick Royer. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2001. 404 pp. 
Tony Chafer  |  PDF

African Theatre Women. 
Martin Banham, James Gibbs, Femi Osofisan, and Jane Plastow, eds. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2002. 178 pp. 
Ipshita Chanda  |  PDF

Pan-African History: Political Figures from Africa and the Diaspora Since 1787. 
Hakim Adi and Marika Sherwood. London and New York: Routledge, 2003. 203 pp. 
Mark Christian  |  PDF

Broken Lives and Other Stories. 
Anthonia C. Kalu. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2003. 183 pp. 
Chielozona Eze  |  PDF

Highland Sanctuary: Environmental History in Tanzania ‘s Usambara Mountains. 
Christopher A. Conte. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2004. 215 pp.
James Giblin  |  PDF

Education Reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa: Paradigm lost? 
Jeanne Moulton, Karen Mundy, Michel Welmond, and James Williams. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. 248 pp. 
Mark Anthony Hamilton  |  PDF

Collective Insecurity: The Liberian Crisis, Unilateralism, and Global Order.
Ikechi Mgbeoji. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2003. 186 pp.
Dieter Janssen  |  PDF

Journalism and Mass Communication in Africa: Cameroon. 
Festus Eribo and Enoh Tanjong, eds. New York: Lexington Books, 2002. 168 pp. 
Wenceslous Kaswoswe  |  PDF

Imagining the Congo: The International Relations of Identity. 
Kevin C. Dunn. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 236 pp. 
Brendan McSherry  |  PDF

Oral Traditions as Philosophy: Okot p’Bitek’s Legacy for African Philosophy. 
Samuel Oluoch Imbo. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2002. 181 pp.  
F. Ochieng’-Odhiambo  |  PDF

Boundaries of Self and Other in Ghanaian Popular Culture. 
Joseph Adjaye. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004. 195 pp. 
Katrien Pype  |  PDF

A History of Postcolonial Lusophone Africa. 
Patrick Chabal (with David Birmingham, Joshua Forrest, Malyn Newitt, Gerhard Seibert, and Elisa Silva Andrade). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2002. 339 pp. 
Paul Khalil Saucier  |  PDF

African Renaissance: Roadmaps to the Challenge of Globalization. 
Fantu Cheru. London: Zed Books, 2002. 253 pp. 
Khalil Tian Shahyd  |  PDF

Economic Change, Governance and Natural Resource Wealth: The Political Economy of Change in Southern Africa. 
David Reed. London: Earthscan, 2001. 168 pp. 
Jeff Shantz  |  PDF

Lords of the Fly: Sleeping Sickness Control in British East Africa, 1900 -1960. 
Kirk Arden Hoppe. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2003. 203 pp. 
Carol Summers  |  PDF